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  Rigney, Hugh M.
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  2020-01-01  
 
NameHugh M. Rigney
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Arthur, Illinois , United States
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Born July 31, 1873
DiedOctober 12, 1950 (77 years)
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InfoRIGNEY, Hugh McPheeters, a Representative from Illinois; born in Arthur, Moultrie County, Ill., July 31, 1873; attended the local schools and was graduated from the high school of his native city; apprenticed to the printer’s trade and worked as a journeyman; editor and owner of the Arthur (Ill.) Graphic-Clarion 1900-1925; served as city treasurer 1910-1911; member of the school board 1910-1916; chairman of Moultrie County Democratic central committee 1930-1934 and reelected chairman in 1942; member of the State house of representatives 1935-1937; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fifth Congress (January 3, 1937-January 3, 1939); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1938 to the Seventy-sixth Congress; engaged in the real estate brokerage business 1939-1943; appointed to a position in the office of the secretary of state on September 15, 1943, and served until his death in Springfield, Ill., October 12, 1950; interment in Arthur Cemetery, Arthur, Ill.

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  11/02/1948 IL State Senate 24 Lost 40.84% (-18.31%)
  11/07/1944 IL State Senate 24 Lost 39.56% (-20.88%)
  11/08/1938 IL District 19 Lost 48.49% (-3.02%)
  11/03/1936 IL District 19 Won 55.72% (+11.45%)
  04/14/1936 IL District 19-D Primary Won 67.25% (+34.51%)
  11/02/1920 IL State Senate 24 Lost 30.25% (-39.49%)
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